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  1. 1. Professional Development:<br />What is it?<br />
  2. 2. In the beginning…<br /> In 1972, after years of advocacy from the BCTF, PD days were added to the school calendar with no loss to student instruction.<br />
  3. 3. Why add days?<br />
  4. 4. Teachers at the time believed that we needed time during the school year<br />
  5. 5. To hone our skills.<br />
  6. 6. To improve practice.<br />
  7. 7. In collaboration with <br />
  8. 8. Students<br />
  9. 9. Staff<br />
  10. 10. Parents<br />
  11. 11. Community <br />
  12. 12. And to stay current with changes related to teaching and learning.<br />
  13. 13. Do we still believe that teachers need to learn?<br />
  14. 14. If so…<br />
  15. 15. What do we learn?<br />
  16. 16. When do we learn?<br />
  17. 17. How do we learn?<br />
  18. 18. And who decides? <br />
  19. 19. We do.<br />
  20. 20. We decide<br />
  21. 21. Within the guidelines of our collective agreement and our professional development policy. <br />
  22. 22. Who pays for our Professional Development?<br />
  23. 23. In accordance with our local collective agreement, our board pays 5% of our salary to support professional development.<br />
  24. 24. How do I get what I need for professional development?<br />
  25. 25. Get involved. <br />
  26. 26. Have your say.<br />
  27. 27. Contribute.<br />
  28. 28. Suggest.<br />
  29. 29. Join.<br />
  30. 30. Check the PD Wiki to see what’s new.<br />
  31. 31. Add new ideas.<br />
  32. 32. Apply.<br />
  33. 33. Share.<br />
  34. 34. We have 185+ days to work.<br />
  35. 35. We have five days to learn together.<br />
  36. 36. In our district we have<br />One PSA day<br />One District day<br />Three school-based pro-d days.<br />
  37. 37. Work with your pro-d committee<br />
  38. 38. To continue to make our professional development extraordinary. <br />
  39. 39. For more information<br />Do you have more questions or would you love to join? <br /> Email pd68@bctf.ca. <br />Find your NDTA Pro-D Policy online at www.local68.bctf.ca<br />Find out what’s happening at http://pd68.pbworks.com. <br />

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